Bonk on the Head

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Bonk on the Head is a novel written by John-James Ford. Published in 2005 by Nightwood Editions, it is about coming of age in a journey that takes the protagonist through the final years of high school, a reserve regiment and the Royal Military College of Canada. The novel was the subject of reviews in the Globe and Mail and the Calgary Herald.[1]

Bonk on the Head tied with The Sundog Season by John Geddes in winning the 2006 Ottawa Book Award in the English fiction category.


  1. ^ Bonk on the Head at Nightwood Editions